“That Guy We Drafted,” 1997
November 30th, 2009
Continuing the whereabouts round-ups of all recent NBA drafts, this is the fourth instalment of the series. The first three:
As always, if the player in question is still in the NBA, I’ll probably write some rant that in some way relates to them in some way. Don’t think too much of that. They’re not what this post is about. This post is about Chris Crawford’s stables business and the like. Let’s get to it.
2009 NBA Summer League rosters whereabouts updated, again, needlessly
November 19th, 2009
For no reason other than an itching craving to scratch my own Where Are They Now itch – I can’t really start the 2009 series of posts until all leagues are underway, which will be about another six weeks – I have decided to revisit the whereabouts of all players on summer league rosters this past summer.
Eagle eyed viewers will have noticed that I’ve already done this once before, in a series of three posts back in September. This …
A Brief History Of Luxury Tax
November 2nd, 2009
The NBA’s luxury tax first came into existence in 2001, the year in which the league’s new escrow system debuted. The escrow system, in layman’s terms, is a system that withholds a certain amount of player’s salaries and puts it into a separate account until the end of the following season’s moratorium. At that point, when the league’s annual audit is done (that’s what the moratorium is for; calculating the numbers), then if the league-wide player salaries exceed a certain …